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11 Great iPad Tricks and Hidden Features You Must Try Today

Are you making the most of your iPad? With these tips, you will save time, save batteries and most of all, save your sanity! From getting Siri to …

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Pizarro the Fall of the Inca Empire

In 1533 CE the Inca Empire was the largest in the world. It extended across western South America from Quito in the north to Santiago in the south. …

South America

Truck rammed into pedestrians in 'terrorist attack' in Jerusalem

Palestinian driver ploughs into soldiers gathered at a promenade overlooking the Old City, killing four and injuring a dozen<p>Four Israeli soldiers, three of them cadets, were killed in Jerusalem on Sunday when a Palestinian attacker driving a truck ploughed into them deliberately, injuring more than …

The Power User’s Guide to Safari

Apple’s Safari web browser tends to get a bum rap because it’s a pretty boring and comes with every Mac, but over the years Apple has quietly made it …

This 3,500-Year-Old Greek Tomb Upended What We Thought We Knew About the Roots of Western Civilization

They had been digging for days, shaded from the Greek sun by a square of green tarpaulin slung between olive trees. The archaeologists used picks to …

Secret Mayan tombs lend rare insight into rule of mysterious 'snake kings'

Jade-inlaid teeth and inscribed tibia unearthed in Holmul ruins of Guatemala hint at influence and power of Mayan dynasty known for snakehead emblem<p>Archaeologists in Guatemala have unearthed two Maya tombs that “miraculously escaped” looters’ tunnels underneath two Maya pyramids, where researchers …

How MacOS Sierra gives back gigs of storage space

Apple's new MacOS Sierra software introduces two ways to help you offload files from your Mac to iCloud. It lets you reclaim storage space on your local drive, while also making those files accessible from your other devices.<p>The first way lets you sync your Desktop and Documents folders to iCloud …

13 Things You Can Do with MacOS Sierra You Couldn't Before

MacOS Sierra is here and available for everyone —well, at least anyone who owns a Mac made in the last six years. If you’re wondering what’s new in …

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Top Science News<p>May 22, 2018<p>advertisement<p>Latest Top Headlines<p>updated 8:15pm EDT<p>May 22, 2018 — Researchers have developed new technology for decoding …

ISIS Trying to Topple Saudi King with Attack on Mohammed's Mosque

Current and former U.S. officials say a recent ISIS attack on the tomb of Mohammed in Saudi Arabia -– Islam’s second holiest site -- shows the terror group is now directly challenging the kingdom’s ruling family and trying to topple the monarchy.<p>“The Saudi king's tiles include 'Protector of the two …

One woman helped the mastermind of the Paris attacks. The other turned him in.

All of Europe was looking for Abdelhamid Abaaoud, the planner of the Paris attacks, when two women approached his roadside hiding place, guided by the voice of someone secretly watching from a distance and giving directions by phone.<p>"Go forward. Walk. Stop," the voice said. "He can see you. He's …

Top 3D Touch Tips: Some of Our Favorite iPhone 6s Features

3D Touch is the main new feature that sets the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus apart from older models, allowing users to access extra features when they press harder on the touchscreen. Here, we've put together our favorite 3D Touch tips, from teaching you how to preview emails and texts without opening …

This infographic shows how currency debasement contributed to the fall of Rome

<i>The Money Project is an ongoing collaboration between Visual Capitalist and Texas Precious Metals that seeks to use intuitive visualizations to explore the origins, nature, and use of money.</i><p>At its peak, the Roman Empire held up to 130 million people over a span of 1.5 million square miles.<p>Rome had …

Ancient History

The Extent of the Roman Empire

Time has seen the rise and fall of a number of great empires - the Babylonian, the Assyrian, the Egyptian, and lastly, the Persian. Regardless of the …

How to Disable the Lowercase Keyboard Display in iOS 9

- Oct 11, 2015<p>iOS 9 brought a new lowercase keyboard view to the default iPhone and iPad virtual keyboard. While most users welcome the change, there …

How to fix some OS X El Capitan’s annoyances

OS X El Capitan was released last week as an iterative upgrade with performance enhancements as its most attractive feature. Because it doesn’t …

15 Hidden iPhone 6s / 6s Plus Tips And Tricks

Got the new iPhone 6s or 6s Plus? Here is a collection of 15 useful hidden tips and tricks that we believe every new user of iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s …

OS X El Capitan: how to use the new Mission Control

OS X El Capitan now features a redesigned Mission Control that’s smarter and more efficient. Now, all of your apps are easily viewable with just a …

OS X

How to Set Up "Hey Siri"

The "Hey Siri" feature, which has been available since iOS 8, allows you to get Siri's attention just by saying "Hey Siri" — but only if you have an iPhone 6s or 6s Plus or if your older iPhone or iPad is plugged in to a power source. I really like this feature, but unfortunately, it never worked …

How to check your Mac's free hard drive space

In today’s era of multi-terabyte hard drives, many of us don’t keep as close an eye on our disk usage as we used to. Still, even the largest drives …

OS X

How to Update Your Facebook Profile and Cover Image

In the bottom-right corner of your profile picture and cover image is a small camera. Tap the camera and four options appear: View Profile Picture, Upload Photo, Choose From Tagged Photos, and Cancel.<p>Choose Upload Photo and select desired photo. <br>Move and Scale the photo to fit the square: pinch two …

How to create a partition on your Time Machine external hard drive

Time Machine is extremely easy to use, and its flexibility makes it a great solution for keeping your Mac backed up safely. But with external drives …

How to back up your Mac with Time Machine

The feature was introduced with OS X 10.5 Leopard, and it's been there ever since. If you've never used it, Time Machine is one of the easiest ways …

How to use Gatekeeper on your Mac

What is Gatekeeper and should you use it?<p>Apple offers the Mac App Store as a safe and convenient way to download apps for your Mac (and to update …

How to Delete iPhone Apps for Good

What Apple’s iPhone platform provides in ease of use, it takes away in control. As easy as it is to learn how to use an iPhone, it can be tricky to …

19 tips, tricks and shortcuts to help you conquer Mac OS Yosemite

1. N<b>ew Spotlight search</b><p>Spotlight received a significant overhaul with Apple’s introduction of OS X Yosemite, making it more powerful and useful than ever before. Press Cmd+Space and the new Spotlight search bar will appear on the screen. Just as in the previous version, it’s possible to search …

Everything you need to know about Apple’s new Photos app for Mac

At a high level here's three things that anyone thinking of using Photos for OS X should know:<p>As simple as Photos is, the devil is in the details, and there are quite a few details here. Familiar features have moved or changed, and in classic Apple fashion, some have also been quietly removed. Here …

Quick Look: Next for iPad — A Surprisingly Powerful Finance Tracker

Next is slowly but surely becoming a comprehensive finance tracking platform. I wrote about the app last October, but it has come quite a way in the past few months. Version 1.6, which was released last week, brought with it a surprising number of power features that really bring the app to the …